Welcome to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

Camp Lemonnier is the primary base of operations for U.S. Africa Command in the Horn of Africa.

Installation Information

Camp Lemonnier provides, operates and sustains superior service in support of combat readiness and security of ships, aircraft, detachments and personnel for regional and combatant command requirements; and enables operations in the Horn of Africa while fostering positive U.S.-African Nation relations. Camp Lemonnier is a U.S. Navy led installation operated by Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia via U.S. Naval Forces Africa and Commander, Navy Installations Command.

The Camp supports approximately 4,000 U.S., joint and allied forces military and civilian personnel and U.S. Department of Defense contractors. Additionally, the base provides employment for approximately 100 local and third country nation workers.

Service members assigned to CJTF Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier took part in this year's Captain's Cup Bench Press Competition, April 23. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 22 and Assault Craft Unit 5, assigned to USS New Orleans (LPD 18) unloads equipment off Landing Craft Air Cushion 43 and 62, on the beach of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. MWR and the Red Cross sponsored a Bicycle Safety and Rodeo event in conjunction with Bicycle Safety Month. Chaplain Services held a CREDO Personal Growth Retreat for service members at Camp Lemonnier.
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